Agent Name

Methyl decanoate

CAS Number

110-42-9

Formula

C11-H22-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Capric acid methyl ester; Decanoic acid, methyl ester; Metholene 2095; Methyl caprate; Methyl caprinate; Methyl decanoate (natural); Methyl n-caprate; Methyl n-decanoate; Methyl-n-caprate; Uniphat A30; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Esters, Other

Description

Liquid; [IUCLID] Colorless liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Found in cassava, farine, and blue and Beaufort cheeses; Used as flavoring agent, insect attractant, pesticide stabilizer, and plant growth regulator; Also used to make caproic acid, detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, stabilizers, resins, lubricants, plasticizers, alkanolamides, and fatty alcohols and acids; [HSDB]

Comments

Fatty acid C6-C10 methylester: Irritating to rabbit and human skin and mildly irritating to rabbit eyes; [IUCLID]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.03 mm Hg

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